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By Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student The state of Arizona has a huge problem with hunger among its citizens. Approximately 17.8% of the state’s population is considered to be food insecure.1 When you compare this number to the … Continue reading
For most people, the word “summer” stirs an endless pot of memories full of play time, pool days and popsicles with the neighborhood kids. But for one out of every five kids in Arizona, summertime means hunger.
Summer is a very difficult time for many of Arizona’s children, and may be especially challenging with the widespread community resource reductions and the other negative impacts on families during these difficult economic times.